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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Court throws out petition against Maasai Mara University recruitment
Justice Olga Sewe struck out the petition filed by Mombasa resident Barawa Sanga.
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Kenya police free journalist Macharia Gaitho after violent arrest
In an embarrassing twist, DCI terms it a case of mistaken identity.
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Earthquake rattles Nairobi and its environs
Residents across Nairobi experienced seismic movements on Tuesday night prompting concerns about potential structural damage and safety risks. By the time of publishing, aftershocks had been reported in areas including Kitengela, Ruaka and Westlands. Others reported to have exper
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Journalist Macharia Gaitho mistakenly arrested, released
The police expressed regret over the incident, emphasizing that they do not target journalists. - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Kenya Editors’ Guild condemns targeted attacks on journalists
The Kenya Editors' Guild has condemned the continued, targeted, and brazen attacks on journalists covering protests, highlighting that this disturbing trend has persisted since the beginning of the GenZ-led protests to reject the Finance Bill 2024. In a statement issued by KEG Pr
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
LIVE: Justice Majanja’s funeral service at Friends International Centre
Justice Majanja passed away on Wednesday, July 10, while undergoing treatment at Nairobi Hospital. - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Kenya-Switzerland ties strengthen amid double taxation, carbon credit talks
President William Ruto Tuesday highlighted the robust relationship between Kenya and Switzerland, emphasizing their unique status as host countries for United Nations agencies. He expressed optimism that these strong ties will be further enhanced as discussions on resolving doubl
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You’ve spoken, you’ve been heard, don’t go further than that – Lawyer Khaminwa urges youth
Senior Counsel Dr. John Khaminwa has asked Kenyan youth to refrain from actions that could in the long term severely hurt the country both politically and economically. In their demand for just governance, the lawyer argued that Kenyans should be alive to the fact that some actio
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Rights group urges IMF to help Kenya track public funds
Human Rights Watch called for greater accountability of public funds in Kenya, framing it partially as a human rights issue.
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Here’s is how to avoid being a misinformation superspreader: A guide
Misleading or outright false information – broadly called “misinformation” – can come from websites pretending to be news outlets, political propaganda or “pseudo-profound” reports that seem meaningful but are not. - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.
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Ruto, Museveni condemn Trump assassination attempt as a threat to democracy
President Ruto expressed Kenya's solidarity with the United States saying Nairobi stands firm in upholding shared values. - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Ruto back to factory settings despite Gen Z pressure
The government has gone back on its word to increase the road maintenance levy.
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Plans underway to establish Coroner General’s Office – Interior Ministry
The Ministry of Interior and National Administration has announced plans to establish the Coroner General’s Office under the National Coroners Service Act 2017. In a statement, the Ministry said it has recommended to President William Ruto to initiate the process of setting up
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Chaos in Nairobi streets, three shot in counties
Police killed protesters in Kibwezi and Kitengela towns amid heightened tensions. Scores of others were injured during the day-long confrontations across the country.
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Officers linked to Indians abduction protest delayed bail ruling
The 15 officers have written to the Deputy Registrar of the Kiambu High Court demanding answers on the delayed ruling on their bail application.
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Kenya Experiences Earth Tremor In Nairobi and Other Towns
On Tuesday night, many Kenyans felt the ground shake as an earth tremor struck several parts of the country. The tremor, which occurred around 8:34 pm, - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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President Ruto petitioned to dissolve Meru County Gov’t
A section of Meru residents has written to President William Ruto asking him to dissolve Meru County Government citing irreconcilable differences between Governor Kawira Mwangaza and Members of the County Assembly. The nine Petitioners, registered voters of Meru County, say the s
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Interior ministry proposes new office to probe deaths linked to police actions
The Interior ministry has recommended establishing the office of Coroner General to investigate deaths, including those resulting from police actions.
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Outrage after police shoots journalist covering protests in Nakuru
Police shot and injured Kameme TV Journalist Catherine Wanjeri along Kenyatta Avenue in Nakuru City during the Generation Z protests.
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Farah Maalim appears before NCIC over inciteful remarks on Gen Z protests
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Heightened security as protests begin in Nairobi
Most businesses are closed as streets remain deserted in Nairobi ahead of the planned protests. In the morning, activities were slow in the Central Business District (CBD) as police kept watch. A spot check by KBC indicates some roads were closed with police mounting roadblocks t
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Criminals eager to exploit peaceful protests to cause chaos – IG Kanja
The National Police Service is concerned that Tuesday’s planned protests will be hijacked by criminals who are eager to cause anarchy in the country. In a statement Tuesday morning, the Acting Inspector General of Police Douglas Kanja indicated that intelligence reports have co
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Kware killings: Women leaders dismayed, want action to stop future executions
A section of women leaders in the country has expressed shock over the recent discovery of dismembered bodies of young women packed in sacks at a quarry in Nairobi’s Mukuru Kwa Njenga area of Embakasi. Led by Council of Governors Chair Ann Waiguru, the women leaders made a case
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One shot as protests rock Ruto's Rift Valley backyard
Police fired bullets and lobbed teargas canisters after protesters stormed county headquarters in Nakuru, Turkana, Baringo, Kericho, Nyandarua and Narok counties.
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Suspect in Kware murders arraigned in court
The prime suspect behind the bodies discovered in Kware dumpsite in Mukuru slums, has been arraigned in court. Collins Jumaisi was initially presented at the Kiambu law courts before the Senior Principal Magistrate Peter Ooko declined to handle the case. The magistrate argued tha
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Protestors sustain anti-govt demos in Kisii, Nakuru and Kajiado
Demonstrators took to the streets in Kisumu, Nakuru, Kisii and Kitengela a day after President Ruto singed out the Ford Foundation as the sponsor violent protests witnessed since June 25 when demonstrators stormed Parliament over the passing of the Finance Bill 2024. - Kenya brea
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Court allows DCI to detain serial killer Khalisia for 30 days to complete probe
The directions were given by the Makadara Law Courts Principal Magistrate Irene Gichobi following an application by the investigative agency. - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Over 4M prepaid customers update meters ahead of deadline
Over four million Kenya Power prepaid customers have updated their token meters in the ongoing free exercise which targets to update 7.4 million prepaid meters ahead of the August 31st deadline.
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SGR trains set for premium class following arrival of coaches in Mombasa
KRC confirmed the arrival of the new coaches alongside four first-class, ten economy coaches, a dining car and a power car, promising enhanced service on the Standard Guage Railway (SGR) trains between the port city and Nairobi. - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalf
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Somali militiamen seize heavy weapons after looting convoy
The arms, which included machine guns, anti-aircraft weapons and rocket-propelled grenades, originated in neighbouring Ethiopia.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
'Rage and courage' call sweeps across Kenya
The call for demonstrations stems from ongoing frustrations with governmental corruption and a perceived lack of accountability.
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Heavy security as Kenya braces for more protests
Police were out in force in the centre of Kenya's capital on Tuesday after calls for more demonstrations against the embattled government of President William Ruto.
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Ford Foundation rejects accusations it backs Kenya protests
Ford Foundation refutes claims of funding anti-government protests as alleged by President William Ruto; says it issues grants on a strictly non-partisan basis.
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Counties face Sh20bn budget cut as Ruto declines Allocation Bill
The downward revision that will see the equitable share for devolved units decline from a proposed Sh400 billion to Sh380 billion became apparent on Tuesday when President William Ruto declined to sign the County Allocation of Revenue Bill. - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news toda
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Audit: NYS cannot account for over Sh1 billion
The auditor-general flagged irregular expenditures and payments to employees and contractors for projects that stalled
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Agri-Business Ventures Can Boost Youth Employment
Thousands of young people, particularly those in the Gen-Z age bracket, remain jobless, some for over five years after graduating with diplomas and degrees. - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Motorists Oppose Govt’s Move To Hike Road Maintenance Levy
NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 16 – The Motorists Association of Kenya (MAK) has opposed the government’s move to hike the road maintenance and fuel levy from Sh18 - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Catholic Bishops urge Gen Z to drop hard stance, commend Ruto for listening
Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops is now appealing to Kenyan youth to drop their hardline stance and embrace dialogue for the sake of the country. “We request that you open up yourselves for inclusive conversations so that you are also enriched by perspectives that may not b
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Police warn of goons' infiltration during Gen Z protests
Anti-government protests: Acting Police IG Douglas Kanja warns of goons planning to infiltrate and disrupt peaceful demos, urges protesters to exercise vigilance.
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